Students with mental health conditions, challenges or disorders can disclose this on their UCAS application to ensure they can access the support they are entitled to. What are the benefits of disclosure? UMHAN and Student Minds answer these questions in this short blog.
When submitting your UCAS application, you have the opportunity to disclose a mental health condition, challenge or disorder. In the section marked ‘Disability/Special Needs’, you can select the option ‘mental health condition’.
You can then enter any particular needs related to your mental health difficulty. This information is passed on to the course providers you have applied to as part of your application, so they can begin to think about what support to provide for you.
So, should you disclose? What will happen if you do? And what are the benefits?
If you disclose, your course provider...